September 2010 Posts

Sep
25
2010

New York City Industrial Development Agency Establishes Landmark Transparency Reforms

This week New York City leapt to the front of the transparency pack with reforms to its Industrial Development Agency (IDA) that will improve taxpayer awareness of and participation in proposed economic development deals.

Sep
17
2010

The Subsidy Game as Corporate Strategy

When a company wants to expand, it should rely on its own resources or borrowing capacity. But the truth is many companies look to federal, state, and local governments for lucrative subsidies:  tax credits, low-interest loans, tax exemptions, property tax abatements, and research aid.